Device Activity Summary Beta

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INTRODUCTION

Dyknow’s new Device Activity Summary dashboard empowers Dyknow Administrators and Tech Coaches to better understand how student devices are actually being used. 

The Device Activity Summary dashboard tracks student device usage during school hours, as determined by your Blackout Settings, even if teachers are not monitoring! It identifies student/device monitoring totals, the most popular device activity, device activity trends, and device usage metrics.

 

DEVICE ACTIVITY SUMMARY BETA

To access the new product offering:

1. Login to your Dyknow account. Administrators and Tech Coaches will be automatically directed to Device Activity Summary dashboard.

2. Note the changes to the header menu options.

  • Classroom Management enables you to navigate to all the existing Dyknow features with which you’re already familiar:
    • Classes
    • Blocking Plans
    • Question Bank
    • Class History
    • Student History
  • Device Activity Summary redirects you to Dyknow’s new product offering. 

3. Click Device Activity Summary. 

4. Review each section individually, using the guide below.

FILTERS 

  • School: The list of individual school(s) on which you can report
    • If you’re an Administrator, you have the ability to select the name of an individual school to see the Device Activity Summary for just that school; All Schools (the entire district) is the default selection
    • If you’re a Tech Coach, you must be assigned to a school in order to view its Device Activity SummaryTech Coaches assigned to multiple schools will see the first school listed by default
  • Report: Week-over-week reporting timeframe; “Last Week” is the default selection

LAST WEEK / PRIOR WEEK 

  • Devices Monitored: Total number of student devices monitored that week 
  • Students Monitored: Total number of students monitored that week; differs from “Devices Monitored” if/when students login to more than one device 
  • Average Daily Screen Time: Average amount of time per week (in hours) students were actively using their devices 
  • Students Not Monitored: Total number of students that were not monitored that week  
  • Websites Visited: Total number of unique URLs accessed by student devices that week
  • Applications Used: Total number of unique applications accessed by student devices that week
    • Note: The Application Used section will be hidden for schools/districts that only support Chromebook devices as the Chromebook OS currently prevents monitoring activity outside the Chrome browser. 

WEBSITE USAGE BY WEEK 

  • Top 100 Websites: List of the 100 most popular websites students visited that week; sortable in ascending/descending order by Students, Views, Viewing Time, Average Viewing Time, and Trending 
  • Students: Total number of students that accessed a website 
  • Views: Total number of times students accessed a website during the week
    • For example:
      • If a student navigates to youtube.com and watches videos for 4 hours, only one (1) view is counted for youtube.com
      • If a student navigates to youtube.com, then to google.com, and finally back to youtube.com, two (2) views are counted for youtube.com
  • Viewing Time: Total amount of time students actively spent viewing a website that week
  • Average Viewing Time: Average amount of time students actively spent viewing a website that week
  • Trending: A percentage increase or decrease in student device usage of a website, compared to the previous week 

APPLICATION USAGE BY WEEK 

Note: The Application Usage By Week section will be hidden for schools/districts that only support Chromebook devices as the Chromebook OS currently prevents monitoring activity outside the Chrome browser. 

  • Top 100 Applications: List of the 100 most popular applications students used that week; sortable in ascending/descending order by Students, Views, Viewing Time, Average Viewing Time, and Trending
  • Students: Total number of students that accessed an application
  • Views: Total number of times students accessed an application during the week
  • Viewing Time: Total amount of time students spent actively using an application that week
  • Average Viewing Time: Average amount of time students spent actively viewing a website that week
  • Trending: A percentage increase or decrease in student device usage of an application, compared to the previous week  

TOTAL STUDENTS MONITORED BY DAY  

  • The total number of students monitored each day of that week  

AVERAGE STUDENT DEVICE USAGE BY HOUR 

  • The average number of students using their devices each hour of the day that week 

PRINT  

Use the Print button to print out the Device Activity report or to save it as a PDF.

 

FEEDBACK WE’RE SEEKING 

Thanks for reviewing Dyknow’s Device Activity Summary! 

Please provide feedback no later than Tuesday 12/1/2020. 

Click here to submit your feedback > 

 

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